Title: Hurricane Irma in Antilles Islands (2017-09-05)
Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-05 10:08:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-06 13:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)
Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category five storm as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands. The hurricane had sustained winds of up to 280km/h. Irma is projected to hit the islands, causing storm surges, life-threatening winds and torrential rain.
Reference maps produced: 5 Delineation maps produced: 5 Grading maps produced: 8
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|Data theme(s)||Regions and cities; Science and technology|
|EuroVoc domain(s)||72 GEOGRAPHY|
|Geographic bounding box||
18.126473312° N, -61.2840452875° E, 16.3075268923° S, -63.1532576712° W
|Coordinate Reference System||ETRS89 / LAEA Europe|